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Aircraft engine mechanics and repairers

Aircraft engine repairers and mechanics fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as airframes, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

Job Definition

(a) fitting, examining, testing and servicing aircraft engines
(b) replacing engine components or complete engines
(c) examining and inspecting airframes and aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to detect wear, cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems
(d) maintaining, repairing, overhauling, modifying and testing the aircraft's structure and mechanical and hydraulic systems
(e) reading and interpreting manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
(f) maintaining, repairing , and rebuilding aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals
(g) inspecting completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and the aircraft is ready for operation
(h) maintaining repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
(i) installing and testing electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft
(j) connecting components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters, and in-flight refueling systems

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